Quite a challenge in full sun and with a, seemingly, never ending wind.
Hadeda Ibis ((Bostrychia hagedash) is a large bird with a habitat in Southern Africa; mainly near streams and rivers. In flight it utters a long and loud ‘haaaa’ or ‘ha-ha, ha-de-dah’; hence the name. (Data derived from ‘Birds of Southern Africa’ by O.P.M. Prozesky).
Photo shot yesterday afternoon with Canon 7D Mark 2 with 100-400mm IS USM lens zoomed to 400mm. ISO 640 S 1/125 A 5.6
‘Made in Napier, South Africa’ and sold on the local village market every Saturday. This one we just installed in our garden.
From the shoebox….
Last year we went on a 4-week journey to Europe and Canada. It was for the first time since more than 11 years that we had a holiday ‘out of (South) Africa. We mainly visited family and friends but in between we took time to travel around a bit. With my Sony Cybershot 7.2 I shot a few thousand low resolution pictures (average 100 kB each) so don’t expect much high quality. For this serie of 10 I selected about 30 pics.
Today’s image was shot at a terrace in Amsterdam: a hair clip with hibiscus flowers.